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  • 15 Million Raised To Support Elderly Omoro Woman Battered by Grandson

    Sympathizers have raised at least fifteen million shillings to support 86-year-old Lucy Anek who was assaulted by her grandson in Omoro district. The victim was seen in a widely shared video online being battered by his 30-year-old grandson, Brian Okello. The incident happened from Amilobo Village in Patuda Parish Ongako Sub County Omoro district on […]

  • Gulu RDC Orders for Withdrawal of All Movement Permits

    By Jesse Johnson James Maj. Santos Okot Lapolo, the Gulu Resident District Commissioner has ordered for immediate withdrawal of all movement permits citing abuse of use. Lapolo who also doubles as the Chairman of Gulu District COVID -19 Taskforce revealed that after reviewing the modalities of issuing the movement permit to the specified motorists early […]

  • COVID-19: Five Quarantined in Nwoya

    Five people have been quarantined in Anaka Hospital in Nwoya district on suspicion of coming into contact with truck drivers who tested positive for coronavirus disease. The five are fuel dealers commonly known as ‘‘OPEC’’ who operate along the Karuma-Pakwach Highway. They were picked from Got Apwoyo trading centre in Got Apwoyo Sub County where […]

  • Gulu Issues Post COVID-19 Quarantine Certificates To 87 Individuals

    At least 87 individuals in Gulu who completed their two-week quarantine after being suspected having the COVID-19 disease have been  issued certificates, according to a statement released by Gulu District Coronavirus Taskforce. The over 80 individuals were among 93 who were either in self-isolation or institutional quarantine. They were suspected to have returned to Uganda […]

  • Police Arrests Omoro Man Seen Assaulting Grandmother In Video

    Police in Omoro are holding a man accused of assaulting his 85-year-old grandmother. Brian Okello, 25, was on Easter Sunday caught on video severally beating Lucy Anek, his 85- year old grandmother. The incident occurred in Amilobo Village in Ongako Sub County, Omoro district. The gruesome video has generated public anger online with calls for […]

  • A Sugar Baron Ducks Resistance Over Ferrying Labourers from Busoga to Acholi

    On Sunday last week the Lamwo Resident District Commissioner (RDC) James Nabinson Kidega got an unexpected call from president Museveni. ‘‘A team of people, 400 of them, are coming to your district,’’ the president reportedly told Mr Kidega, according to an audio of Mr Kidega circulating online. ‘‘Speaker and the Horyal went to him [President] […]

  • 95 Isolated At Gulu Main Prison

    Ninety-five inmates have been isolated at Gulu Main Prisons for monitoring as a precaution against spread of coronavirus. The 95 are all new admissions who were remanded by court in the last one week, among them are eleven police officers who were remanded by High Court in Gulu on Tuesday. Margaret Orik Obonyo, the Northern […]

  • 16 Security Officers Arrested Over Brutal Elegu Crackdown

    Sixteen security personnel have been arrested on allegations of torturing residents of Elegu Border Post in Amuru district. The security personnel were arrested from Elegu Town Council on Sunday after residents accused them of battery and inhuman treatment during a crackdown to close down lodges. The arrested  include six soldiers; Lance Corporal Awany Abwoli(the commander […]

  • Security Raids Elegu Border Post, Closes 12 Lodges

    Security has closed 12 lodges in Elegu Amuru district for defying the Presidential directive on combating coronavirus (Covid-19). Elegu is bustling market located at the Uganda- South Sudan border. The Covid-19 case hospitalized at Adjumani hospital is said to have operated at the border point, trading in salt. Authorities say the lodges were still operating […]

  • Six Gulu Evangelists Ordered To Self-Quarantine After South Sudan Visit

    Six local pastors attached to Favor of God Ministries in Laroo Division in Gulu Municipality have been ordered to undergo a 14-day self- isolation after returning from South Sudan. Although South Sudan has not registered any single case of Coronavirus, Uganda has already closed its borders, water and airspace including to its nationals and foreigners […]

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